As agreed at the first UNU Migration Network’s workshop, held in Barcelona on June 12-13, 2013, the UNU Migration Network will first and foremost examine the needs of people finding themselves in the particular situation of migrancy in the context of Development.
As has been noted, the needs of migrants can be summed up by considering the Millennium Developments Goals (MDG). As a reminder, they are:
To contribute to the MDGs and to the post 2015 agenda on Development is one of the main aims of the UNU Migration Network. All of the research projects carried out in recent years by those UNU Institutes involved in the Network have addressed at least one of the MDGs.
The Network is committed to supporting the formulation of the post-2015 Development agenda of the United Nations.